CAD http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8227/more en 10 Things to Consider Before Automating a Facility http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility <div class="field-byline"> Patrick O’Rahilly, Founder/CEO of FactoryFix.com </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the scope to deliverables, take these steps to make sure you’re working with the right company to integrate automation into a facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investing in custom automation equipment is an intimidating process. As part of the engineering team, there are several things you need to consider before automating. Custom automation projects are a team effort...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility#comments Contributing Technical Experts Manufacturing Equipment CAD Robotics Motion Control Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:55:00 +0000 68781 at http://machinedesign.com Will Virtual Reality Replace the Desktop? http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop <div class="field-deck"> An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:20:00 +0000 68751 at http://machinedesign.com Never Run a CFD Mesh Sensitivity Study Again http://machinedesign.com/webinar/never-run-cfd-mesh-sensitivity-study-again <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Autodesk </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>James C. Neville</strong>&nbsp;<br /> <em>Subject Matter Expert&nbsp;<br /> Manufacturing - Simulation</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">James Neville is a simulation expert with a specialty in CFD. He began working in the simulation field in 2003 and has experience across a wide range of industries. A mechanical engineering graduate from Virginia Tech, he began his career at Blue Ridge Numerics, where he focused on customer success through consulting services and now serves as a global subject matter expert at Autodesk. James lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.</p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">At the foundation of every simulation product resides a grid or mesh. The quality of this mesh plays an important role in determining</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/never-run-cfd-mesh-sensitivity-study-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD Webinars FEA and Simulation Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:30:00 +0000 67921 at http://machinedesign.com Beyond CAD/CAM: Moving from Early Design to Production http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PLM enables engineers to make the organization more profitable by allowing them to spend more time focused on the task they do best: designing innovative, world-class products. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/beyond-cadcam-moving-early-design-production#comments Design FAQs CAD Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:47:00 +0000 64421 at http://machinedesign.com Interview: Bring Innovation Front and Center for the Next Technology Wave http://machinedesign.com/cad/interview-bring-innovation-front-and-center-next-technology-wave <div class="field-deck"> Machine Design sat down with SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi to talk about the future of the SolidWorks 2017 platform and innovation overall. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Machine Design sat down with SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi to talk about the future of the SolidWorks 2017 platform and innovation overall.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/interview-bring-innovation-front-and-center-next-technology-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/interview-bring-innovation-front-and-center-next-technology-wave#comments CAD Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:14:00 +0000 66901 at http://machinedesign.com Dassault Systèmes Launches SolidWorks 2017 http://machinedesign.com/news/dassault-syst-mes-launches-solidworks-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">More than 250 CAD features added to the latest version of the SolidWorks will facilitate design processes for entire assemblies. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/dassault-syst-mes-launches-solidworks-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/dassault-syst-mes-launches-solidworks-2017#comments CAD News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:19:00 +0000 66331 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of SolidWorks Does Virtual Reality Have a Future in Engineering? http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering <div class="node-body blog-body">What if you could interact with your CAD model? You sit all day at a desk designing a virtual object to be as close as possible to its physical counterpart...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering#comments Editorial Comment CAD Engineers Assemble! Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:10:00 +0000 65451 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning Tech Supplements Museum Tours with Virtual 3D Models http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models <div class="node-body article-body">Using 3D-scanning technology from Creaform, experts from the Milwaukee School of Engineering invented a way to let visitors observe ancient Egyptian artifacts up close. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models#comments CAD News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0000 65441 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. The Crossroads of Civilization exhibit at Milwaukee Public Museum features a life-sized sculpture of King Tut based on his mummy. The chariot is based off of actual chariots found in his tomb, and the horses&#39; design is an artist&#39;s rendition of ancient Arabian horses.&nbsp;</p> (Courtesy of Cult of Weird) The Next Evolution of the Design Workflow http://machinedesign.com/webinar/next-evolution-design-workflow <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ansys & Spaceclaim </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, August 15, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">15:15</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">17:15</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> On-Demand Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table align="left" border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" style="font-size: 11px;" width="100"><img alt="Walsh" src="https://event.on24.com/event/10/59/27/5/rt/1/logo/register/md_walsh.jpg" width="100" /></td> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="240"><strong>Roman Walsh</strong><br /> Application Engineering Manager<br /> SpaceClaim</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Since the introduction of CAD, not much has changed within the product design workflow. The way products were designed in </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/next-evolution-design-workflow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD Webinars Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:15:00 +0000 65351 at http://machinedesign.com Talking with DFMA's Supporter of the Year http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year <div class="field-deck"> Award-winner Bill Devenish discusses software implementation and understanding engineers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Devenish, the 2016 DFMA supporter of the year, talks about software implementation and how engineers handle problem solving. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/talking-dfmas-supporter-year#comments Guest Commentary CAD Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:45:00 +0000 64311 at http://machinedesign.com